Zach Galifianakis

1 Oct 1969

Actor, Producer

Zacharias "Zach" Galifianakis is an American actor and stand-up comedian. He is most widely known for his role as Alan in 2009's The Hangover, the highest grossing R rated comedy ever. Prior to his explosion to the main stage Galifianakis was known mainly for his stand up act, which features a large amount of absurdist and self deprecating humor.
Zach had worked for several years in film and television playing small once off roles, often playing maladjusted characters. He also worked for two weeks as a writer on Saturday Night Live, a show he would later return to host. Galifainakis achieved more fame appearing in a webseries, Between Two Ferns, of his own creation that features famous guest stars.
Since his role in the Hangover, Zach has been cast in more big budget films and leading roles.

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Filmography (32 titles)

(movie, 2018)
···A Wrinkle in Time
Genre: Adventure, Science Fiction, Family, Fantasy
Role: Actor (as The Happy Medium)
(movie, 2017)
···Tulip Fever
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Gerrit)
(movie, 2017)
···The Lego Batman Movie
Genre: Action, Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Role: Actor (as The Joker (voice))
(movie, 2016)
···Keeping Up with the Joneses
Genre: Action, Comedy
Role: Actor (as Jeff Gaffney)
(movie, 2016)
···Masterminds
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Role: Actor (as David Ghantt)
(movie, 2014)
7.8Birdman
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Role: Actor (as Jake)
(movie, 2014)
···Muppets Most Wanted
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Role: Actor (as Hobo Joe)
(movie, 2013)
···Are You Here
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Ben Baker)
(movie, 2013)
···The Hangover Part III
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Alan)
(movie, 2012)
···The Campaign
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor, Producer
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Jim Joe Kelly)
(movie, 2011)
···The Muppets
Genre: Comedy, Music, Family
Role: Actor (as Hobo Joe)
(movie, 2011)
···Puss in Boots
Genre: Action, Adventure, Animation, Family, Fantasy, Comedy
Role: Actor (as Humpty Dumpty (voice))
(movie, 2011)
···The Hangover Part II
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Alan Garner)
(movie, 2010)
···Due Date
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Ethan Tremblay)
(movie, 2010)
···Dinner for Schmucks
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Therman)
(movie, 2010)
···Operation: Endgame
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Hermit)
(movie, 2010)
···It's Kind of a Funny Story
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Bobby)
(movie, 2009)
···Little Fish, Strange Pond
Genre: Drama, Crime, Comedy
Role: Actor (as Bucky)
(movie, 2009)
···Youth in Revolt
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Jerry)
(movie, 2009)
···Up in the Air
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Steve)
(movie, 2009)
···G-Force
Genre: Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Family, Comedy
Role: Actor (as Ben)
(movie, 2009)
5.5The Hangover
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Alan Garner)
(movie, 2008)
···Gigantic
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Homeless Man)
(movie, 2008)
···Visioneers
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as George)
(movie, 2008)
···What Happens in Vegas
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Dave the bear)
(movie, 2007)
7.8Into the Wild
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Role: Actor (as Kevin)
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Himself)
(movie, 2002)
···Below
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Weird Wally)
(movie, 2001)
···Out Cold
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Luke)
(movie, 2001)
···Bubble Boy
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Bus Stop Man)
(movie, 2001)
···Heartbreakers
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Bill)